TCW Group, Inc.
The TCW Group, Inc. (“TCW”) is a leading global investment management firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California with approximately $265.8 billion in assets under management and 600 employees throughout 10 offices worldwide. The firm offers a broad range of investment strategies across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments. The firm’s long-tenured investment teams add value to client portfolios through clearly defined investment philosophies and consistent processes informed by rigorous fundamental research and market expertise. For 50 years, TCW’s clients have included many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, private banks, endowments and foundations.
TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp.
TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. (“TSPQ”, or the “Company”), a Delaware corporation, is a newly incorporated blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with a private company.
TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. is managed by TCW’s New America Premier business unit, which was established by Joseph R. Shaposhnik in August 2015. The business unit deploys a common investment philosophy of investing in high quality predictable growth businesses across all of its investment strategies, including TCW New America Premier Equities, TCW Global ESG Equities and TCW Global Space Technology Equities. Mr. Shaposhnik is Portfolio Manager of the strategies and serves as Chairman and CEO of TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. In accordance with the longstanding investment philosophy of TCW New America, the Company intends to execute a consistent investment approach to identify, merge with and take public a durable and predictable business well positioned to deliver attractive revenue growth.
TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. was formed by a highly experienced and successful management team with extensive experience across deal sourcing, structuring, and transaction execution, as well as significant involvement within corporate governance, managerial and operational leadership, and long-term industry strategic planning. The management team, Board of Directors, and Advisory Board collectively has decades of experience building shareholder value for highly successful public companies.